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    george b. mcclellan Quotes

    It is not given to our weak intellects to understand the steps of Providence as they occur: we comprehend them only as we look back upon them in the far-distant past.
    — George B. McClellan
    tags: past 
     
    Stand by General Burnside as you have stood by me and all will be well.
    — George B. McClellan
    All quiet along the Potomac.
    — George B. McClellan
    Here is a paper with which, if I cannot whip Bobbie Lee, I will be willing to go home!
    — George B. McClellan
    The moment for action has arrived, and I know that I can trust in you to save our country.
    — George B. McClellan
    tags: trust  action  moment 
     
    I find myself in a new and strange position here: President, cabinet, Gen. Scott, and all deferring to me. By some strange operation of magic I seem to have become the power of the land.
    — George B. McClellan
    tags: power  magic 
     
    As far as military necessity will permit, religiously respect the constitutional rights of all.
    — George B. McClellan
    tags: respect  right  military 
     
    Conscious of my own weakness, I can only seek fervently the guidance of the Ruler of the Universe, and, relying on His all-powerful aid, do my best to restore Union and peace to a suffering people, and to establish and guard their liberties and rights.
    — George B. McClellan
    I will not move my army until I am absolutely ready.
    — George B. McClellan
    The Union, which can alone insure internal peace, and external security to each State, Must and Shall be Preserved, cost what it may in time, treasure, and blood.
    — George B. McClellan
    tags: time  peace  alone  blood 
     
    The President is no more than a well-meaning baboon. I went to the White House directly after tea, where I found "The Original Gorilla", about as intelligent as ever. What a specimen to be at the head of our affairs now.
    — George B. McClellan
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